"Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt"

Based on a true story about a real quilt, this picture book (first published in Canada) tells of a Mennonite child during the Civil War. Because of pacifist beliefs, Selina's family is in danger from both sides and flees from Pennsylvania to safety in Canada. But Grandmother is too old to go along, and Selina is heartbroken to part from her. What keeps them close is Grandmother's gift to Selina: the bear paw quilt that Selina has watched Grandmother stitch together with pieces of cloth that hold memories for every member of the family.

Ages 4-8

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